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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Top speller
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Kelly Jutte, an eighth-grader from Coldwater Exempted Village Schools, was crowned Mercer County spelling bee champion after 23 rounds and correctly spelling the word exonerate. Jutte and two other finalists - Isaac Budde, a fifth-grader from Marion Local Schools, and Logan Ranly, a seventh-grader from Fort Recovery Local Schools, will compete in the regional spelling bee in Lima in March.

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